Madison College board appointments announced


Provided to Clarion

Shawn Pfaff, Joseph Hasler, and Marcia Whittington were recently selected to be the newest members of the District Board of Trustees.

Clarion Staff Report

Madison College’s Board Appointment Committee selected Joseph Hasler, Shawn Pfaff and Marcia Whittington to fill three vacancies on the District Board of Trustees for terms beginning July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2019.

A Board member since 2013, Hasler resides in Reedsburg where he is a partner in the LaRowe, Gerlach, Taggart LLP law firm. The focus of his practice is real estate, municipal and administrative, estate planning and family.

Pfaff has also served on the Board since 2013. He was elected vice chair in 2014 and still serves in that role. A Fitchburg resident and former mayor of the city, Pfaff owns a public affairs firm and is an agent with First Weber Realtors.

Whittington, a Waunakee resident, serves as chief development officer for Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care. She previously served as vice president of Institutional Advancement for Edgewood College and as CEO of Gilda’s Club.

The Madison College District Board functions as the official link between the college and the community it serves. The board oversees and guides the college on governance issues, college organization and effectiveness, and assesses the performance of the college president.

These appointments are contingent upon approval by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board at its May 10 meeting. Madison College’s Board Appointment Committee is comprised of county board chairs within each of the counties that are part of Madison College’s 12-county district. This committee meets annually to fill three vacancies on the District Board.